Jul 27, 2010

Marketplace for Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Marketplace for Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Segments From this episode

What will BP's future look like?

Jul 27, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about what BP's second quarter earnings report and the sale of $30 billion in assets means for the oil company.

Will Basel III help the U.S.?

Jul 27, 2010
Towards the end of this year, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision will agree on a third round of bank regulations for safer banking standards around the world. Marketplace's Bob Moon sees what effect Basel III can have on the…

'Race to the Top' motivates schools to reform, but changes may not last

Jul 27, 2010
Just the prospect of winning money through the Obama Administration's "Race to the Top" fund was enough for some school districts to make drastic reforms, but given the already tight budgets on all levels of government, can these reforms last?

U.S. hesitant to accept Dutch oil clean-up tech

Jul 27, 2010
The Dutch have some of the best oil spill clean-up technology in the world, and they've offered it to the U.S. to help with the BP oil spill -- only to be told that their help is not necessary.

U.S. debt not sustainable

Jul 27, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson about the unsustainable debt load of the United States.

Get to know Stacey, the savvy single

Jul 27, 2010
In part two of our series on data mining, Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith visits a data mining company and sees what they know about her through her credit card transactions, Facebook account... It's a lot.
Stacey Vanek Smith thinking about shoes.

Music from the episode

Big in Japan Alphaville
Still D.R.E. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg